When You Feel Your Best, You Worry Less Once upon a time, I was one of those people who used to feel stressed daily. I had a ton of responsibilities. The 24-hours in a day weren’t enough to finish the work I had to complete. The struggles were definitely real. I am here to say … Read more
New “Hospital-at-Home” Strategy to Manage COVID-19 Surge
With the number of hospitalizations increasing due to COVID-19, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced groundbreaking flexibilities around hospital-level home care. This is to further lift barriers that delay care during the public health crisis.
According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall employment of home health aides will increase 34 percent from 2019 to 2029. This is much faster than the average for all occupations. As the elderly population grows, the demand for the services of home health aides will continue to increase. Why Home Health Aide? … Read more
Understanding the Stages and Symptoms of Dementia
Dementia is a term that encompasses a range of conditions that affect the brain. Common symptoms include difficulty remembering, problem-solving, language and judgement impairment. Dementia isn’t an expected part of aging. According to the World Health Organization about 5-8% of people over the age of 60 have dementia.
Being in a hospital, used to be the right option for some families. For others, nursing homes and adult day care centers were ideal for their loved ones. However, a lot has changed in the past two decades especially with advances in medicine and technology. The mindset about receiving care has changed too. While it … Read more